This is about a middle class girl, Kkusum, everyone in her family is dependent on her. She gets engaged to a guy, but the guy leaves her because she wasn't willing to leave her family with the responsibilities. Then here comes a Mr. Richie Rich, his dad asks her hand in marriage for his son. Kkusum is shocked. Then she meets the guy (Abhay Kapoor) and starts falling for him. He always gifts her something. They are about to get married when the guy starts showing some weird sparks. On their wedding night, he just tells her that he really likes her and pretends to go to sleep. She is confused. After a while, all this weird incidents happen with the chandelier, snake, fire etc., and Kkusum does not understand. Abhay also is having commitments with other girls. He is like a playboy. Kkusum finds out but he always lies and saves himself. Kkusum also finds out that Abhay only married her b/c she is akhandsobhagyevati (her hubbie will not die). Kkusum still stays b/c of her parents izzat. Abhay's friend Aryaman also comes, Kkusum and he become good friends. Then later on, a girl comes along (Esha), Esha and Kkusum become very good friends and then the girl starts liking Abhay, Abhay also gets attracted to her, they get together, and have an extra marital affair, Kkusum consummates her marriage when Abhay comes home intoxicated. A while later, Kkusum gets pregnant but Abhay says that the child is Aryaman's. Kkusum leaves the house when she finds out about Abhay and Esha. She slaps Esha and leaves. She's all alone during her pregnancy stages. Then Kkusum comes to the Kapoor Industries b/c her in-laws call her. Kkusum doesn't talk to him. Then a while later, they become friends, (Esha leaves because she thinks that Abhay's neglecting her) and he realizes that he likes Kkusum so he proposes again. KKusum says yes and she goes back to him, then Kkusum finds out that Abhay cannot be a dad that's why he called her back, because she's pregnant. Esha also comes back and Kkusum and her becomes friends again. She gets a miscarriage and says bad things to Abhay. Then her mother in law explains so she stays back, Abhay got hurt from what Kkusum said so she apologizes. They are happy but then on Abhay's birthday she goes to pick him up from a farmhouse and then she hears Abhay saying that he still has to act in front of Kkusum that he loves her and stuff. Kkusum's phone rings and Abhay and Esha are scared that someone heard them. Then they see Kkusum over there. Kkusum goes away from there to the Kapoor house. She goes there and waits for Abhay when he comes she slaps him twice and leaves saying that she'll never come back but her mother in law stops her. Her mother in law tells Abhay to get out. Abhay leaves. Meanwhile, there is a marriage proposal that comes to Tanya who is Abhay's sister. (They all love Kkusum and hate Abhay) Kkusum is supposed to do the set up of the pre-marriage thing but the guy (Siddharth Kanwar) falls for Kkusum instead of Tanya. Kkusum gets married to him even though she didn't want to. Siddharth's bua's are evil so they try to break them up but they don't because Siddharth loves Kkusum. Then Kkusum also starts to love Siddharth. Then Tashu announces that she will get married, the guy is non other than Abhay. Tashu and Abhay get married, Abhay wants to cause problems with Sid-Kkusum but fails. Then Sid's mom takes all of Sid's property so they're beggars. Sid and Kkusum leave for chawl. Later on, Abhay has brain tumor, and he changes for the good forever, and then Kkusum and Abhay become friends and Sid starts to suspect them, then he leaves Kkusum. They get divorced. Sid goes back to his mom. Then he finds out that Kkusum was not lying about the brain tumor case so he calls her while driving. He crashes into a car and dies. Kkusum is shattered. Then a while later, everyone figures out that Abhay has brain tumor and then Abhay's mom comes to Kkusum for her son's life. Abhay's mom wants KK to get married to Abhay. After a lot of dragging, they get married, and go to the states. Abhay gets treated there and there they meet Esha. They live with her. Abhay starts to fall for Kkusum (for realz this time) and Esha starts loving Kkusum. Kkusum cannot forget Siddharth. They go back, Esha comes back sometime later, Kkusum starts to fall for Abhay again, they both don't tell each other about their feelings, Esha comes to live in with them, she tries to get close to Abhay but fails. Kkusum finally confesses to Abhay that she loves him and they consummate. Esha is shattered. Then everyone finds out that Abhay killed Siddharth when he was having brain tumor attack while driving. Kkusum still forgives him. Then Kkusum and Abhay find out about Esha so they kick her out. Kkusum gets pregnant and has a miscarriage, Esha tells the doctors to declare Kkusum barren, everyone wants an heir that Kkusum cannot give, so Kkusum gets surrogate mother Mahi, she also falls for Abhay. Kkusum suspects Mahi and Abhay so she leaves w/o interrogating. Then while on the train she finds out that she's pregnant, she goes to tell Abhay but sees Mahi kissing Abhay's forehead so she leaves. Mahi gives birth to a daughter (Kali), and Kkusum gives birth to girl (Kumud) too. Then 20 years later...they grow up and Kkusum comes with Kumud to Mumbai hesitantly. Kumud always has hated her father. Kkusum tries to explain but Kumud doesn't listen. Then Kumud gets in trouble, for raping a guy. Kumud is innocent. In court, Abhay and Kkusum meet each other b/c the guy that filed a case was Kali's fiance (Nakul). Nakul is proven to be lying so Abhay breaks engagement, Kali is forced to get engaged to Garv (he loves Kali), she stills loves Nakul. Garv finds out that Kali doest love him so he breaks the engagement. Kali finds out that she loves Garv and not Nakul. Abhay finds out that Kumud is his daughter, Kali gets insecure. Kumud loves Kshitij (Nakul's bro). She gets pregnant with his baby but then Kshitij finds out that he has cancer so he pretends that he hates Kumud. Kumud's friend Garv (who is also Kshitij's friend) tells her to forget Kshitij. She does and gets married to Garv to get away from the society and also b/c he offered to help. On Garv's and Kumud's wedding day Kshitij finds out that he doesn't have cancer and that it was the hospitals mistake. He goes to prove it to Kumud but then is proven guilty by Garv's badi mom (Esha) and evil bua. Then Kumud and Garv start loving each other but don't confess, Kali tries to create misunderstanding and succeeds, Kumud and Garv separate. Kali lies to Garv saying that she's pregnant with his child, Garv marries her to take on the responsibility. Then he finds out the truth and starts hating her. They have a divorce. Kumud gets married to Kshiitj, and Garv is heartbroken. He moves on. Kshitij dies and later Kumud marries another guy named Karan. She has a kid named Kkusum with him, Kkusum dies, and so does Abhay and the serial comes to an end. .
- Nausheen Ali Sardar / Manasi Joshi Roy as Kkusum
- Shilpa Saklani as Kkusum Ganga (After Plastic Surgery) / Swati Gautam looks alike
- Rohit Roy / Anuj Saxena as Abhay Kapoor
- Sandeep Rajora as Siddharth Kanwar
- Aashka Goradia as Kkumud Kapoor
- Chetan Hansraj as Advocate Garv Sachdev
- Amit Sareen as Kshitij Oberoi
- Karanvir Bohra as Nakul Oberoi
- Narayani Shastri as Natasha Kanwar / Natasha (Tashu) Abhay Kapoor
- Poonam Narula as Mahi Sohan Kapoor
- Mouli Ganguly as Vidhi Chopra / Vidhi Trishul Kapoor
- Aashish Kaul as Aryaman Oberoi
- Eijaz Khan as Advocate Sohan Kapoor
- Rucha Gujrati as Kali Kapoor
- Shweta Kawatra as Esha Chopra / Esha Puri
- Manav Gohil / Hiten Tejwani as Vishal Mehra Current
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